Soldotna, Alaska is located on the western edge of the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, which occupies almost 2 million acres. After WWII, the U.S. government opened the area to settlement under the Homestead Act. Veterans of the armed forces were given the opportunity of selecting land to improve and live on. In 1949, the Sterling Highway linked the Soldotna area to the rest of Alaska. That same year, the Soldotna Post Office was opened and other businesses followed suit. In the mid-1950s, oil was discovered and was a huge economic boom for the area. Soldotna grew from a population of 300 and by 1967, it was recognized as a city.

Booming economies bring stress and anxiety to the citizens coping with expansion and an influx of new residents. Call a trained and licensed counselor or therapist in the Soldotna area if you need help coping with problems related to work or home life.

This is Dr. Melissa Paige Begich's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Soldotna, Alaska (Soldotna, AK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,EdD,LPC-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Career difficulties
Years of Experience: 13

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with 15 years of experience working in the field of mental health. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, mood instability, military life issues, and ADHD. I have also helped many people who have experienced emotional trauma, general life transitions, and major physical health issues such as MS or cancer. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and com...

This is Dr. Janece Richard's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Soldotna, Alaska (Soldotna, AK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PsyD,LPC,MAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

Gandhi said "Be the change you wish to see." I believe that change comes from commitment and dedication to improving oneself from the inside out, however, there are times when everyone needs a little help. I have 10 years of experiencing working with individuals and family and I incorporate cognitive therapy, person-centered therapy, and mindfulness approaches for a more personalized experience. I have lived between Alaska and Louisiana, really enjoy an outdoor lifestyle, and getting to know people. I have my doctorate degree in counseling psychology and am licens...

This is Martinette Douglas's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Soldotna, Alaska (Soldotna, AK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LCPC, LSOE
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am originally from South Africa. I moved to Chicago, joined the United States Navy, served 4 years on active duty, and another 7 years as a reservist. Since obtaining my masters degree in psychology, I have mostly enjoyed helping people in the correctional field. I have experience in treating self-esteem issues, anxiety, panic attacks, depression, suicidal ideation, coping, PTSD, and trauma related conditions. I have additional experience in using animal assisted therapy. I use evidence based, cognitive behavioral therapy with well-integrated approaches to...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Soldotna, Alaska (Soldotna, AK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

Hello! I am an Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Alaska with over 8 years of experience working as a clinical therapist. I have worked with clients of all ages who have experienced symptoms including unhappiness in their career choice, anxiety, depression, parenting concerns, relationship issues, grief and loss, ODD and ADHD. I also have experience in trauma-informed care. My counseling style is warm and personable. I believe in the humanistic approach and treat everyone with respect, kindness, and compassion. In my approach I use cognitive-beh...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Soldotna, Alaska (Soldotna, AK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

Holistic health is complemented by the counseling process as emotional and mental wellness contributes to overall balance. This philosophy is part of my professional framework. It is a joy when a tool is learned and successfully implemented by those for whom I have the privilege to provide care. Empowerment is key to locating one's innate fortitude, a place from which to achieve healing, peace and ultimately joy. It is important for me to consider the specific needs of each client as no one is wired exactly the same. As such, I call my style "eclectic" in tha...

This is Brenda Thayer's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Soldotna, Alaska (Soldotna, AK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC-S,CDC II,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

Hi, my name is Brenda Thayer and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor. I have been in the mental health field for 22 years, LPC for five years and Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor for 9 years. I have recently become a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor. I believe in meeting the person where they are at, helping them reach their potential. I believe in treating the whole person for overall wellness and striving for reaching one’s goals and values in life. I use an eclectic approach; cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy fus...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Soldotna, Alaska (Soldotna, AK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ed.D,LMFT,LAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

Hello, my name is Dr. Evelyn DeLaCruz-Jiron, I'm a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and a Licensed Addictions Counselor. I hold a Doctoral Degree of Education, with a strong emphasis on organizational psychology and systems family therapy. I am licensed to practice in both Alaska and Colorado and have worked in a variety of clinical settings including crisis intervention, trauma hospitals, intensive outpatient, private practice and tele-behavioral health. While spending the majority of my career as an educator, I also enjoy my duties as an AAMFT Approved ...

This is Harsimranjeet Minhas's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Soldotna, Alaska (Soldotna, AK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,CDCI,BHCI
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 3

Hello, I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Alaska. I have been working in the field of behavioral health since 2009, with clients ranging from pre-teens with behavioral problems, to adults with chronic mental illness. My specialties are working with adolescents, and the fields of anxiety and trauma and substance abuse. I offer a client centered counseling approach. I believe that ultimately you are the person who is the expert on you and your struggles, and that you know what help you need. My style can be described as Motivational Interviewing, with a l...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Soldotna, Alaska (Soldotna, AK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Working in school, hospital, and health clinic based settings, I specialize in work with kids and teens, as well as young adults; however, I have experience in working with all populations and a willingness to work with anyone. I’ve been working in the mental health field for 8 years, and have held a Master’s degree in Professional Counseling for 3 years. My approach to counseling is simple; this is for you and about you. Taking a person-centered approach I work to ensure your goals and needs are met while working with you. I also work from a cognitive behavioral...

This is Lina Kotsoeva's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Soldotna, Alaska (Soldotna, AK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC, CRC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

Thank you for your interest in counseling and welcome! Reaching out for support is a big step. Often, people feel better just by having a safe place to be heard and understood, without judgement. I am here to listen. No problem is too big or small if it's causing distress in your life. Together, we can work to provide some relief from symptoms that are stopping you from being the best you. I graduated in 2013 with a Masters Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from George Washington University. I’m a licensed professional counselor and a certified rehabi...

This is Dr. DB Palmer's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Soldotna, Alaska (Soldotna, AK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ed.D,LPC-S,LMHC/LCMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Parenting issues, Depression, Coaching
Years of Experience: 20

I'm Dr. DB Palmer, a Clinical Mental Health Counselor in the State of Utah, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of Washington and a Licensed Professional Counselor and board approved Clinical Supervisor in the state of Alaska. I've spent nearly 20 years in the behavioral health field, across Washington, Alaska, and the western states. I have a background in corporate leadership within tribal and behavioral healthcare systems, as a university professor, and a former university counseling center director. In these roles, I've taught and supervised quite ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Soldotna, Alaska (Soldotna, AK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,MA
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 11

My name is Jennifer Morton, and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with 11 years of experience working in the field of mental health. I have a master's degree in Adlerian Psychology and Psychotherapy with a specialization in Art Therapy. I have experience working with clients with a wide range of concerns, including depression, anxiety, trauma /stress, PTSD, mood disorders, psychotic disorders, chemical dependency, and family conflict. I spent the first seven years of my career working with children, adolescents, and their parents to resolve behavioral and fam...

This is Dr. Judith Mathewson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Soldotna, Alaska (Soldotna, AK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,LPC,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

My name is Judith Mathewson, PhD, Licensed Professional Counselor (in Arkansas and Alaska) and Licensed Mental Health Counselor (in Florida). I have taken a non-traditional career path from special needs educator, career counselor, elementary and high school teacher, US Air Force Veteran, Hospice volunteer for Veterans and their families. I have worked with couples, teens, children, and women with self-esteem, grief and loss, trauma, depression, anxiety, and career challenges. I believe we can make progress with strengths-based coaching. My counseling orientation ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Soldotna, Alaska (Soldotna, AK)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Sleeping disorders, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

Hello there! My name is Rachael and I am an Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Alaska with 20 years of experience. I have served clients of all ages. It has been my privilege to support people as they overcome issues related to trauma, depression, anxiety, grief, substance use, self-injury, and thoughts of suicide. These are the most common concerns that my clients have brought to their sessions. My goal is to be someone who you feel is listening fully, without judgement, helping you identify your needs and find within yourself the answers that ...

This is Lindsey Rhett's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Soldotna, Alaska (Soldotna, AK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LMFT,RPT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist I value connecting with others and helping their voices get heard. I specialize in working with families in overcoming overwhelming past experiences and learning how to reconnect and regain a sense of health and wellness. With over 10 years of specialized training in working with children, families, and individuals I understand how hard it can be to manage the hurdles life sometimes throws our way. It is for that reason that I take time in establishing an open and trusting therapeutic relationship where the individual fe...

This is Dr. lezlee Dupoux's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Soldotna, Alaska (Soldotna, AK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,LPC,PsyD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Depression
Years of Experience: 23

My name is Lezlee Henry-Dupoux. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I graduated from New York University in 1997 with a master’s in social work. I became a social worker because of my love for this field. I believe a safe, non-judgmental, and supportive environment is key to bringing about the change clients seek in their lives and relationships. My approach is tailored to each client's unique needs. At the core are compassion, affirmation, exploration, and trust that help reshape emotional experience, understanding, and behavior. Our therapy together w...

This is Carol Altepeter's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Soldotna, Alaska (Soldotna, AK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,MSSA,CTMH
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

Hello and welcome to Better Help. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and certified Telemental Health Provider in Alaska. I earned both my Bachelor and Master Degree in social work, with a mental health focus. I have been working in the social work field for 20 years. For the past 12 years, I have been providing individual, family, and group counseling in a wide variety of settings with a wide range of ages and population groups. My experience has taught me that one of the most important aspects of counseling is the connection and comfort you feel wi...

This is James (Jim) Neumann's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Soldotna, Alaska (Soldotna, AK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

Hello. My name is James Neumann (Jim) and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with an Alaska License. I have been a practicing psychotherapist for nearly twenty years. I graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2001 with a Master's of Social work Degree. I also have a Bachelors Degree in History and another Bachelors in Social Work. Early in my career I worked in a urban psychiatric hospital setting. Included in this setting there was also a detox unit which enhanced my desire to learn more about addictions. I have worked at two commun...

This is Jennie Schroll's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Soldotna, Alaska (Soldotna, AK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with over 10 years of experience working as therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, and trauma with a special focus in adoption and foster care issues. My experience includes both inpatient and outpatient settings for children and adults as well as domestic violence and homeless youth shelters. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I consider the client/therapist relationship to be the most important thi...

This is Leslie Robertson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Soldotna, Alaska (Soldotna, AK)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,ATR,MAAT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

I am a licensed professional counselor (LPC) in the state of Alaska and Illinois and also a nationally registered art therapist (ATR). I have up to five years of experience in behavioral health with specific focus in hospice and grief counseling, neurological disorders (dementia, stroke, and traumatic brain injury), anxiety, depression, and other mood and emotional related challenges. I hope to provide a safe, non-judgmental, and supportive environment for you to explore your thoughts, feelings, and personal experiences. I incorporate a person-centered and narrati...

Having a hard time selecting a therapist in Soldotna? (Here Is How Our Soldotna Therapists Can Help)

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating, but there are simple ways to narrow down your search for the Soldotna area; especially when you're having a hard time trying to find therapists accepting new clients.

First, research what type of therapy you’d like to pursue BEFORE trying to find a therapist or psychologist. Maybe that’s psychodynamic, cognitive behavior therapy, group therapy, family therapy, or couple’s counseling; just pick the Soldotna therapist that is right for your needs. Next consider whether the gender of your therapist matters, the types of therapy they're most experienced with, and then finally choose a therapist located near you in the city of Soldotna, or elsewhere in the Kenai Peninsula county or state of Alaska.


What is the cost difference between conventional therapy and working with one of our listed therapists above?

The United States has many therapists who are comfortable charging $200 or more per session, and in some instances you might find that the average price of a therapy session in Soldotna, AK ranges from $85-$150.

Some therapists in the state of Alaska will work on a sliding scale, meaning they’ll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With our therapists serving both the city of Soldotna and elsewhere throughout the state of Alaska, you can expect significantly more affordable options with sessions ranging from $40 to $70 per week (billed monthly).


Did you know our therapists are not limited to in-person visits?

Online therapists, including all those listed above (all of which are in the United States) able to work with people like you in or around Soldotna offer creative forms of communication to help people like you receive the best type of treatment for your needs.

Whether that’s via sms texting with your therapist, video sessions where you see you one another and talk about your problems, live chat or phone sessions, you and your therapist will find the best way to address your mental health challenges.

So if you're dealing with things like relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy, you want to work with one of our experienced cognitive behavioral therapists (specializing in behavioral health), assistance with eating disorders, or support with other common mental health issues (like stress, anxiety, depression, grief, etc)... take a look at our available therapists above and find a therapist that is right for you.


How to know if therapy is right for you?

One of the rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is that they are listening to your feelings. Our friends and loved ones often hear us, but they may have a hard time providing objective guidance in the way a therapist can; which can be extremely valuable due to the fact that many therapists have experience helping others through similar difficult times.

A therapist wants to support you toward a healthier emotional state, no matter what you're dealing with (including behavioral health concerns, grief, anxiety, depression or stress). In addition to developing healthier emotions, another benefit of therapy is you have a safe space to discuss problems that you may be hesitant to talk about with people in your everyday life.

Many people have sensitive topics to discuss; possibly an addiction or an issue with their relationship that they’re ashamed to speak about with their friends and/or partner. A Soldotna therapist can help you confront these kinds of issues and find ways to face them and heal.

With more than 4617 people in the city of Soldotna, AK finding a therapist can be both costly and hard to do. Our goal with the list of therapists shown above is to get you the support you need today. If you’re looking for a nearby therapist close to 99669 or the surrounding zip codes (shown below), take a look at other available therapists in the popular nearby cities listed at the bottom of this page.

Other FAQs:

What is the difference between a therapist and a psychologist?

Both a therapist and a psychologist can help with some of the most challenging times in life. Often times, a psychologist will work along side a psychiatrist who is also a doctor in order to have medication prescribed if needed for a patient's care; but this is not always to case. At the end of the day, both mental health care professionals can provide the different types of therapy that someone needs.

So if you're looking for a professional, it's likely that one of our therapists can be of assistance and help you feel comfortable and confident with online counseling. Our counseling services will connect you with a licensed professional that is ready to work with clients like you to form a helpful therapeutic relationship.

Whether you are here looking for a a child psychologist in Soldotna, couples counseling in Soldotna, family conflict therapy in Soldotna, or a marriage counselor open to working with individuals in you area... BetterHelp can assist you, possibly in new ways that you haven't tried using technology.

Are therapists covered by insurance?

Therapy with a clinical psychologist is often NOT covered by health insurance. While only some health plans in the USA cover counseling in Soldotna, this does not have to make your search for therapists in you area a challenge. The reason is our new ways of using technology like text, video, phone, and live chat options have made it easier for therapists working with individuals like you easier and much more affordable; as described above.

With that in mind, you can feel comfortable to look at the list of available therapists on our platform ready to both help and work with clients like you; all while building a healthy therapeutic relationship designed to assist you. When it comes to working with a BetterHelp therapist on our platform, it's important to keep in mind that the services offered here normally are not covered by health insurance, Medicaid or Medicare.

Therapists... what exactly do they do?

Therapy, aka psychotherapy and/or counseling, on the BetterHelp platform is basically the process of working and meeting with a licensed clinical psychologist online. Whether you're looking for a couples counseling session, or cognitive behavioral therapy... we have counselors that are actively working with individuals like yourself and are able to work with you.

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Other zip codes that therapists in or around Soldotna, Alaska can serve:

99669